Milne Edwards sportive lemur (Lepilemur edwardsi) (EN)
Image credit: Travis Steffens
Project

Conserving Threatened Lemur Species and their Ecosystem in Ankarafantsika National Park

Initiative
Duration
2017 - 2019
Location
Madagascar
Species protected
Mongoose Lemur Eulemur mongoz
Coquerel’s sifaka Propithecus coquereli

Project objectives

  • Expand lemur habitat through the creation of a 75-hectare corridor connecting two of the largest dry forest fragments in Ankarafantsika National Park;
  • Provide 69 jobs to community members, ensuring smooth productivity of three nurseries throughout project period;
  • Improve food security and standards of living for 50% or more of the 488 local residents.

This project is implemented by Planet Madagascar.

Threaths

Habitat loss & degradation